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What is Hanukkah?

With Hanukkah just around the corner, it’s natural there’s some curiosity as to what the holiday’s all about. Our Director of Community Engagement, Michael Schwartz, joined Bob Kronbauer and Lindsay William-Ross of the Vancouver is Awesome podcast to explain the origins and traditions of Hanukkah and discuss a wide range of Jewish topics. We covered … Keep Reading

100 Years of Talmud Torah

Our friends at Vancouver Talmud Torah are celebrating their centennial this year. To mark the occasion, they’ve prepared a documentary about the school’s history. Written and directed by VTT alumnus Adam Bogoch, “Vancouver Talmud Torah Onward: The 100 Year History” is an impressive accomplishment. The Vancouver Talmud Torah Alumni Association is pleased to present a … Keep Reading

Help Wanted: Archives Intern – JHS

Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia Job title: Archives Intern 2 Duration: 30 hours per week, Monday – Thursday for 22 weeks Start and end dates: October 10, 2017  – March 14, 2018 Hourly wage: $18/hour   The Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia (JMABC), administered by The Jewish Historical Society of British … Keep Reading

Help Wanted: Archives Intern – CJC

Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia Job title: Archives Intern Duration: 30 hours per week, Monday – Thursday for 22 weeks Start and end dates: October 10, 2017  – March 14, 2018 Hourly wage: $18/hour   The Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia (JMABC), administered by The Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia … Keep Reading

The Britannia Sukkot Festival

The Britannia Sukkot Festival

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC, Grandview Woodlands Food Connection, and Or Shalom are pleased to present the inaugural Britannia Sukkot Festival. The Jewish Holiday of Sukkot celebrates the fall harvest and commemorates the exodus from Egypt. To celebrate, Jews gather in a “sukkah”, or temporary shelter, to dine with family and friends. Join us … Keep Reading